BOOK REVIEW: The Race for What's Left: The Global Scramble for the World's Last Resources by Michael T. Klare
Review by Nathan Seppa
By Science News, 12:46 PM April 19, 2012
Had T.S. Eliot been around to read this book, he might have said: This is the way the world ends, not with a bang but a shortage.
Klare offers some grim realities: “Because most of the world has already been scoured for readily accessible resource reserves, the only hope for finding more oil, natural gas, minerals and farmland will lie in extending the search to previously inaccessible or inhospitable areas.”
Some might accuse Klare of underselling the ability of humans to manage these ch...
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